German Social Democratic Party (SPD) Online Forum 2011
- General Issues
- Governance & Political Institutions
- Scope of Influence
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- Total Number of Participants
- Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
- Communication of Insights & Outcomes
- New Media
To open up the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to democratic participation, they invited Germans to contribute to their policy on digital society, which would become part of their federal election platform, via the internet.
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Problems and Purpose
As part of an effort to open Social Democracy in German for more participation, the federal party invited the internet public to co-write part of their basic statement on Digital Society. This case study features a German party's initiative to encourage citizen feedback and participation. Through the Internet, it allowed anyone from the public to discuss and contribute to the party's basic statement on digital society. The results would become part of the party platform, subject to approval through the Federal Congress of SPD.
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Influence, Outcomes and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
Article on SPD Website [dead link]
Evaluating e-Participation: Frameworks, Practice, Evidence: https://bit.ly/2X33js9
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